Confession time: I’ve committed the cardinal sin of business

Deer next to mountains

Well hello there!

If you’re new here then welcome. It’s so lovely to have you here. If you’ve been following me for a while then thank you for sticking around and being part of this journey with me. I never go a day without appreciating all the support I’ve had over the last few years as I’ve built up this community of free spirits and quiet dreamers.

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Why your ability to step back could be your greatest strength in business

Why your ability to step back could be your greatest strength in business

Today’s post is by Meredith Tseu

Being an introvert is trendy right now. Even my chattiest neighbors are confessing their introvert tendencies. But when I talk with clients in my career coaching practice, I still hear a lot about the limitations of being an introvert.

It’s hard not to dwell on the limitations myself, and it kills my self-confidence.

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The introvert’s guide to writing authentic (and effective) sales copy

The introvert’s guide to writing authentic (and effective) sales copy

Today’s post is written by Sally Cameron

Us introverts possess a multitude of strengths tied implicitly to our introversion.

We’re independent, self-reflective, innovative, analytical, and loyal. We do our best work alone, and have a rare ability to concentrate for extended periods, retreating inwards to our own zone of genius.

What doesn’t come so naturally though is the ability to come out of our shells / caves / home offices, climb onto a virtual roof top, and shout loud and proud about our greatness to an audience of watching, judging eyes. In fact, just the thought of that is decidedly icky.

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Why I gave up networking events and walked away from the BBC

Walked away from BBC

Kathryn’s journal: 9th September 2011

I went to my first networking event today. Not sure whether it was really worth it. I met some nice people but I’ve only exchanged details with one person and she’s right at the beginning of her business so I don’t have high hopes for her getting in touch. I felt really nervous going today and now I feel completely and utterly shattered. I didn’t really enjoy it at all to be honest.

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